Science meets Art Workshop (Documenta 14)

The major goal this workshop is to practice a skill that is often underdeveloped in scientists: divergent thinking, which involves connecting things that do not seem to have much anything in common.

Accommodation: Hotel Hessenland in Kassel

Workshops: Bootshaus Kassel University (Auedamm 27)

Duration: August 22-25, 2017

Agenda

August 22

13:30 Meeting in Hotel Hessenland, Lobby; Tour 1: Torwache, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Grimmwelt, Museum für Sepulkralkultur

17:00 Workshop 1: General introduction

19:30 Dinner (Karl’s, Weserstraße 2a)

August 23

9:00 Meeting in Hotel Hessenland, Lobby; Tour 2: FridericianumDocumenta Halle

16:00 Workshop 2: Presentations: Select 1 piece of art, present picture, and relate to your project; what does it imply for the project, what studies does it suggest?

19:00 Dinner  (self-organized, Baedergasse 6)

August 24

9:00 Meeting in Hotel Hessenland, Lobby; Tour 3: Neue Galerie, Palais Bellevue, Orangerie

15:00 Workshop 3: Presentations: You will be assigned 1 piece of art that you relate to the bigger question driving your project; what does it imply theoretically, what modifications does it suggest?

17:00 Fulda exploration by canoe

19:00 Dinner (ordered, Baedergasse 6)

August 25

9:00 Check-Out & Meeting in Hotel Hessenland, Lobby; Tour 4: Stadtmuseum, KulturBahnhof, Bali-Kino, Neue Neue Galerie

14:00 Workshop 4: Presentations: What can we “learn from Athens”? Scientically! And which suggestions do you have for our project logo and “house style” (posters, etc.)?

16:00 Back Home